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CBS
Feb 14, 2011 12:00pm EST
eyes are on this school. on the day he rolled out his budget blueprint, president obama chooses baltimore county as the backdrop for the key in education. >> right now this school, parkville, is preparing kids for the jobs of the 21st century, a school that nurtures what students are passionate about and prepares them for success. >>reporter: the president, along with education secretary, sees the school as the perfect example of what other schools should focus on to compete in a global economy. >> i'm told the most popular subject at this school is engineering. that's important because today the most common educational background for america's top business leaders is not economics, not finance or even business. it's engineering. >>reporter: in the days ahead the president will take what he learned today to persuade lawmakers to pass his budget plan. the president's budget eliminates 200 federal programs. today the president said the country will try to live within its means like so many american families are. >> we're going to have to get serious about cutting back on those thi
CBS
Feb 11, 2011 12:00pm EST
, there's no going back to the way things were. >> reporter: president obama heard the news this morning and like most of us, he turned on the tv and watched in cairo. he's due to make a statement in about 90 minutes. i'm joel brown, back to you. >>> and the complete coverage continues as we look at cairo. we're back with the latest on that celebration and more. >> reporter: the crowds erupted in cairo as soon as president mubarak handed over the power to the military and announced he's resigning. look at tahrir square. hundreds of thousands waved flags. we have a reporter there reporting on the celebrations. >> reporter: we're in the middle of tahrir square. the crowds were spectacular. just a little while ago, once this announcement was made that mubarak was gone, this entire square erupted in a state of euphoria. it's disbelief. the people have tears in their eyes and people are shouting, god is great. can you believe this is happening. can you believe this is true. that's what they're saying. they were brought to the brink of this last night. everyone thought he would say he's leavin
CBS
Feb 23, 2011 12:00pm EST
the obama administration to get u.s. citizens to safety quickly. >> reporter: there's violence and chaos trickling out of libya. the latest video shows protestors destroying monuments. gadhafi kept his grip on most of the capital. large areas in the east are out of his control. the state department is ferrying u.s. citizens to malta. gadhafi hasn't backed down. he says he's willing to die. >> he's defiant. he pledged more violence here. this suspect going to end quietly. >> reporter: the obama administration is calling for an end to the violence. it's avoided conflict with gadhafi itself. the administration has joined other governments to condemn gadhafi's actions. when the un tried to reach out, gadhafi's answers weren't helpful. >> many are unacceptable. >> everyone carry guns, weapons, turmoil. no security. we can't stay here. >> reporter: there's reports of as many as 1000 dead in the protests. in washington, wjz, eyewitness news. >>> gadhafi has run libya since overthrowing the king 40 years ago. >>> the senate is allowing debating to consider same sex marriage. ron matz has more. >
CBS
Feb 3, 2011 12:00pm EST
eight dead. the obama administration is stepping up the pressure on mubarak. joel brown has the latest. >> reporter: anti-government protesters fought. the two sides clashed for a second day, helping each other to rocks. government spores assaulted the demonstrators wednesday. protesters charged that mubarak's government is behind the attacks. they're vowing to stay until mubarak steps down. >> this is for our dignity. >> reporter: the white house has been toughening its stance against mubarak, a close american ally for almost 30 years. president obama made clear which side he was on at this morning's prayer breakfast. >> we pray that the violence in egypt will end and that the rights and aspirations of the egyptian people will be realized. >> reporter: on the ground the u.s. has evacuated more than 2,000 citizens and their families. >> it will be a lot better. >> reporter: there's word from the egyptian government, mubarak's son won't run to succeed his father, but the latest concession is likely to do little to apiece protesters who want mubarak out now. at the white house, joel brow
CBS
Feb 7, 2011 12:00pm EST
's not enough for protestors. >> we stay here until the egypt leave -- >> reporter: president obama seems confident that egypt can remain a u.s. alley as long as the transition isn't rushed. >> he's not ready to talk about mubarak's future, but he's certain there will be a change. >> egypt won't go back to what it was. the egyptian people want freedom, they want free and fair elections. >> reporter: hillary clinton echoed that message as she warned, if he's forced out too quickly, that could lead to instability. world leaders want to avoid that as life is inching back towards normal. banks are back and so are a lot of stores. both sides won't back down after two weeks of near chaos. >> reporter: egypt's vice president has tried to ease the tensions with major concessions. >>> a bomb scare shut down the courthouse in towson and you won't believe what set off the concern. a toilet with a cell phone attached but discovered this morning. the bomb squad was called in. no word on how the object got to the courthouse. >> reporter: mayor stephanie rawlings-blake will deliver her state of the city
CBS
Feb 8, 2011 12:00pm EST
forecast is coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> the obama administration is expected to announce results of a 10-month investigation into toyota. they're looking into the unintended sudden acceleration. the transportation department and nasa had been studying the issues that led toyota to recall more than 11 million cars in tbien. >>> fans of michael jackson will get to see the trial of his personal physician. cameras will be ahowed during the trial of dr. conrad murray. murray has pleaded not guilty from an overdose of the drug propan toll. >>> six men were trying to break into a jewelry store with sledge hammers. the woman rushed across the road to challenge the gang, fighting them off with her handbag. four have the six robbers are now in custody. i wonder what was in that bag. >> i can testify my wife's handbag weighs more than a sledge hammer. >> mine could probably kill somebody. >> still ahead on wjz eyewitness news at noon, your complete forecast now just two and a half minutes away. >> here's a look at today's midday stocks and last night's winning lottery numbers. ,, bye, mom!
CBS
Feb 10, 2011 12:00pm EST
for 30 years. president obama made clear which side he was on at the national prayer breakfast. >> the we pray that the violence in egypt will end. >> reporter: on the ground, the u.s. evacuated 2000 american citizens and their families. more departures are planned for today. >> we thought it would be safer and a lot better. >> reporter: mubarak's son won't run in the election, it's said. the latest concession is said to do little to appease the protestors. >>> press secretary robert gibbs says that the white house is monitoring the situation. >>> three are dead in allentown, pennsylvania. a gas explosion leveled two homes. here's the latest for wjz. >> reporter: crews are using backhoes to clear the rubble. a gas explosion leveled two homes and caused a fire that swept through a row of houses. this man lives on the block. a blast sent his computer flying across the room. >> i felt an impact, it was a loud, well, a loud bang sound. >> reporter: at least 2 dozen homes are damaged or destroyed. firefighters battled the blaze for seven hours overnight. >> we're fighting the fires and we're c
CBS
Feb 15, 2011 12:00pm EST
: president obama walked into this morning's news conference ready to defend his trillion dollars spending plan for next year. he insists this is a down payment on the future. it cuts a trillion dollars from the national debt over the next decade. >> i plan to cut the deficit in half by the end of the first term. the budget need that is pledge and puts us on a path to pay for what we spend by the middle of the decade. >> reporter: the republicans quickly rejected the plan pointing out that the president's proposal adds over a trillion dollars in one year. >> it's clear it spends too much, borrows too much and taxes too much. >> reporter: the spending is an investment designed to shore up the sagging economy. >> reporter: the president wants to boost spending on education and infrastructure. >> we owe the american people, a government that lives within its means. >> before the two sides debate, they'll have to tackle this year's spending. the republicans are tieing the cuts to a bill that funds the government. if congress doesn't agree, the government could run out of money next month. >>>
CBS
Feb 1, 2011 12:00pm EST
to leave egypt. u.s. charter jets are evacuating thousands. the obama administration is meeting with egyptian officials white house wants to implement reform. protestors are united in their demand that mubarak go. some say that unity could unravel. >> that's why this is a dangerous situation. >> reporter: demonstrators are tired of government corruption and poverty. they won't stop protesting until they get what they want. joel brown, wjz, eyewitness news. >>> some students from here were caught in the middle of that unrest. all of the students have made it out of the country safely. in all, the u.s. moved 1200 out of cairo yesterday. 1400 more are expected to leave soon. >>> a retired teacher from anne arundel county was shot to death in her car. ron matz has more. >> reporter: the 63-year-old was found dead in her car in a parking lot over the weekend. hundreds of people filled the same parking lot last night to celebrate her life. it was believed she was the victim of a robbery. her killer probably forced her to drive to the parking lot. her son is pleading for the murder to
CBS
Feb 4, 2011 12:00pm EST
blocked them. >> the obama administration is discussing proposals with top officials in egypt that would have mubarak leave immediately rather than the plan he announced earlier this week. >> i urge the government and a broad and credible representation of egypt's opposition civil society and political factions to begin immediately serious negotiations on a peaceful and orderly transition. >> reporter: one way diplomats see that is if mubarak handed over power to the vice president. even though he's a close alley, some opposition leaders indicated seeing him go would be enough to bring the demonstrations to an end. at the white house, joel brown, wjz, eyewitness news. >>> large antimubarak demonstrations are taking place in other cities across egypt today. >>> in dallas, there's nothing super about the weather. more than a flights were canceled at dfw airport after a storm delivered more rain and snow. while the weather shouldn't affect the game inside the dome, many out of state fans could have trouble getting there. >>> here, people are getting around fine. they're bundling up for the
CBS
Feb 17, 2011 12:00pm EST
the celebrations in egypt. president obama called to see how she was. logan was attacked by a group of men in the aftermath of mubarak's resignation. >>> a shocking revelation from massachusetts senator scott brown. in an interview with 60 minutes senator brown said he was repeatedly beaten by a stepfather and sexually abused by a camp counselor when he was 10 years old. he said he felt too embarrassed and threatened to report it. >> if you tell anybody, you know, i'll kill you. i will make sure that no one believes you. that's the biggest thing. when people find people like me at that young vulnerable age who are basically lost, the thing that they have over you is they make you believe that no one will believe you. >> so you never reported it? >> no. my mom mr. read about it for the first time. my wife has read about it. no. i haven't told anybody. >> brown held the seat held by the late ted kennedy. now the full interview with senator brown will hair during 60 minutes this -- air during 60 minutes. >>> if you think the stink bug was bad, wait until the last round. the warm air is bring
CBS
Feb 21, 2011 12:00pm EST
: the obama administration is condemning the crack down. the libyan forces could face consequences. >> reporter: it's another day of proking in yemen. they're calling on the leader to end his rule. they're calling for a national dialogue. in bahrain, a group of young protestors are demanding that the entire ruling monarchy step down. since last week, eight people have died. this is one of washington's key ally's in the region for fighting terrorism. >>> in bahrain, the royal dynasty has been in power for 200 years. >>> the turmoil lead to another jump at the pump. the highest point in for man two -- point in more than two years. >>> it's a project in the making. now, the opening of the inner county connector is delayed another day. the highway was scheduled to open to traffic tomorrow, but it will open wednesday instead because of the weather concerns. it will connect northern county. >>> messages of inspiration from 20 students from the black history month oratory contest -- take a look. >> reporter: the winner of the 2011 contest is kalen holden. >> the big winner was kalen hold
CBS
Feb 2, 2011 12:00pm EST
be meaningful, and it must be peaceful and it must begin now. >> reporter: the obama administration was working hard to find a way to ease mubarak out of power while keeping egypt stable. it's a key ally in the middle east that seeks more than a billion dollars of aid from the u.s. every year. state department is running special evacuation flights around the clock. since more, more than 1600 americans have fled the city. joel brown, -- brown,wjz "eyewitness news." >> wjz complete coverage continues with mike hellgren with more from students from job hopkins, university of maryland and other schools caught up in the explosive situation. good afternoon to you, mike. >> reporter: good good afternoon. one 19-year-old just got back from egypt and she was in tight spots but says she understands the frustration of the people there. as chaos engulfed egypt, dozens of students from schools across maryland studying there have now been evacuated and returned home. sarah blank from howard county community college got back last night and brought souvenirs. shell casings from rubber bullets police were firin
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